Reference Number 040196
Position Visual Merchandising Manager (Sportswear)
Salary 40 - 45K
Job Requirements
Education/Degrees: Bachelor Degree of Visual Merchandising / Design or related discipline
Experience: Experience of visual merchandising in apparel with APAC regional exposure. Athleisure and Sportswear experience will be an advantage.
Special Skills: Creativity, Organization & analytical skills, Multi-tasking, Decision making, Interpersonal & Communication skills
Language: Fluent Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin) and English
Years of experience: 6+ years relevant experience, preferably with regional experience and know China market well
Required Skills/Knowledge
Work experience as brand principle role on visual merchandising and in-depth knowledge of retail industry
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work in a highly-matrix business environment with people from diversified background and at all levels
Planning and Organization, and can work independently
Computer literate AI, Photoshop, MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook)
Personal Attributes
Integrity
Problem solving with the ability to identify potential problems and initiate appropriate actions
Demonstrate ability to be a proactive member of an extended team of people inside and outside of the company with shared responsibilities for common business objectives
Proven ability to meet deadlines and honor commitments to both internal and external customers.
Assures accuracy and completeness of tasks
Work independently
Willing to travel, expect some travels within Greater China and South east Asia markets
Job Function/Purpose
This position will provide guidance and manage distributors/franchisees’ Company store visual merchandising across ESEA markets including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand and Southeast Asia markets – this is a boarder responsibilities including franchises store construction/VM/window & in-store display, training and VM manual preparation, etc. He/she will assist GM together with distributor/ franchisee to gradually establish standard and protocol for Champion store visual merchandising. The position will directly impact on the Company brand image as well as sales performance.
Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities
In charge of developing visual merchandising guidelines for APAC market across multi-channel business (retail store, shop in shop, wholesale corners etc.).
Manage Champion stores image and ensure consistent and effective executions.
Written of SOP for generic VM standards as well as seasonal window & in-store display guidelines.
Work closely with in-house merchandising and marketing team and distributors/franchisees to develop display campaign concept. Brainstorm display solutions to meet business goals. Design, develop and source display tools (signages, props etc.) whenever necessary.
Supervise and monitor distributors/franchisees on VM executions. Conduct store visits to ensure visual standards and guidelines are followed.
Provide training to distributors/franchisees on VM.
Work with agency on developing store concept and create guideline for markets. Review and feedback floor plan from distributors/franchisees, and follow up on approval for new store opening.
Establish and manage VM KPI for distributors/franchisees
Work relationship
INTERNAL
Asia and US retail team
Global Supply Chain network
backend functional teams Merchandising, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, IT, HR/Admin
EXTERNAL
Distributors and franchisees visual merchandising & retail operation team
Position Title: Manager, Visual Merchandising
Position Location: Hong Kong
Supervisor’s Title: General Manager, Sales and Marketing
Supervisor’s Location: Hong Kong
Department: Commercial, East and Southeast Asia Zone
Contacts Edmond So - 26275200
edmond@besteam.com.hk